The Essick Air HDC12 Humidifier Wick is a filter device in portable humidifiers that capture sediments from the water to prevent them from being dispersed back through your home. This will prevent the “White Dust” you may have heard about. The HDC12 Wick is coated with an antimicrobial solution that helps protect it from bacteria and mold growth during its extensive exposure to water. After roughly one full season of humidification, the Essick Air HDC12 wick will need to be changed. By this time, the antimicrobial protection is starting to wear off and the wick is typically filled to the max with sediment. If you have hard water, you may have to change your filter more frequently, as your wick will be working extra hard to remove all the sediment!
Over time, your Essick humidifier’s wick will become loaded with mineral sediment from the water used to produce humidity. Sediment is natural, but when too much builds up, your humidifier can be damaged. Excess sediment in the wick will burden the unit, making it work harder to produce the humidification you need. This sediment buildup adds stress to the unit, and components will wear out faster. If you don’t change your humidifier wick, the unit may not offer the long service life you expect – this simple maintenance step will improve humidity output and protect the life of your unit.
The Essick Air HDC12 humidifier wick is an essential component of your humidifier. Without it, sediments in water will not be removed from the humidity produced by your unit. Your humidifier will disperse sediment along with moisture, leaving a white-looking dust in the area surrounding your unit.
The antimicrobial coating works to keep the humidifier protected. Wherever there is water, there is the potential mold growth. The Essick Air HDC12 humidifier wick’s antimicrobial coating prevents mold and bacteria from developing within your humidifier. Without it, these contaminants could develop and be dispersed into your home along with the moisture produced by the system. A humidifier that spreads mold and bacteria can harm your home, your belongings, and even your health. This antimicrobial coating allows your humidifier to supply you with clean and healthy moisture.
This Essick Air HDC12 is a replacement wick for the following models: Emerson HD series HD-230, HD-1100, HD-1102, HD-1200, HD-1202, HD-1202C, HD-1202C1C, HD-1204, HD-1212, HD-1300, HD-1300W, HD-1301, HD-1303, HD-1305, HD-1405, HD-1406, HD-1407, HD-12001, HD-12020, HD-120020, HD-12040, HD-12041, HD-13000, HD-130000, HD-13002, HD-13003, HD-13030, HC-13030, HD-13050, HD-14050, HD-14060, HD-14070, HD-14080, EA-1407, Sears Kenmore Quiet Comfort 12 gallon models 14415, 14417, 14452, 14453, 14454, 14911, 144150, 144151, 144170, 144171, 144520, 144521, 144522, 144523, 144530, 144531, 144532, 144533, 154200, 155171, 42.14452, 42.14453, 42.14454, 758.14452, 758.144150, 758.144151, 758.144170, 758.144171, 758.144520, 758.144521, 758.144522, 758.144523, 758.144530, 758.144531, 758.144532, 758.144533, 758.154140, 758.154200, 758.155171, 758.299730C, 758.299751C, 758.299752C, 758.299870C (14911, 42.14911, 42-14911, 9.14911, 03214911000).
Essick Air makes this wick in the USA!
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